Archive for writing

Story 1 : What the hell is it?

Posted in writing with tags , , , , on 06/06/2011 by mujo

So much has been written on the subject of story, and it seems so little actually said. The simplest definition is also the most profound. Though going on to explain this definition could fill volumes.

So … what is it?

Story = beginning + middle + end.

Full stop.

Continue reading

Reading versus Writing 2

Posted in writing with tags , , , on 09/05/2011 by mujo

Reading is both an awful pitfall and a wonderful asset for the writer. And I’m not talking here about research, or reading the dailies every morning. I’m talking about the creative fiction you read and how it relates to your writing of it.

Continue reading

Reading versus Writing 1

Posted in writing with tags , , , , , on 08/05/2011 by mujo

No topic could be more contoversial for the writer – especially for the newbie looking for a hand up. And every man and his dog has something to say on the matter, a good deal of which is erroneous and conflicting. Though some of it, admittedly, is outright idiotic.

Continue reading